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What You Need to Know About the Roc Programming Language

Roc is a functional programming language. It’s a newer language, but similar to Haskell in many respects. If you’re looking for a new language to learn, Roc may be well worth your consideration as a compile-to-binary language. It’s very functional and focused on solutions, which works well with those who already have mathematical and engineering capabilities. 

You'll find many similarities to Elm because the company releasing the new programming language is highly familiar with Elm's developer Evan Czaplicki. Roc picks up where Elm stops, helping in use cases that are out of Elm's scope.  

Annual Zend PHP Landscape Report Reveals Major Shift Toward Application Modernization

MINNEAPOLIS, MARCH 8, 2022 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the findings of an annual survey in their 2022 PHP Landscape Report.

The survey, conducted by Zend by Perforce, measures the key trends and technologies in the PHP ecosystem. Among the key findings in the report, 77% of respondents indicate plans for containerization technologies, while another 62% of respondents have plans for orchestration.

Java Developer Survey Reveals Teams Not Realizing Full Promise of Microservices

MINNEAPOLIS, February 22, 2022 — Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced the release of their 10th annual Java landscape survey — the 2022 Java Developer Productivity Report.

The report details the top Java development tools, technologies, and trends shaping the Java ecosystem — and tracks the impact of these emerging trends on overall developer productivity.

Aria Systems Strikes Gold with TM Forum’s Open API Conformance Certification

San Francisco, CA – February 2, 2022 – Aria Systems, the leader in helping enterprises grow subscription and usage-based revenue, today announced it has achieved Gold status in the TM Forum Open API Conformance Certification program. Aria is also embarking on a staff certification program to advance the Open API standards even further, based on its broad multi-industry experience.

The Online Accessibility Pandemic

It’s becoming increasingly clear that online retailers are losing out on billions of dollars in revenue because their websites don’t meet the needs of disabled shoppers. Unsurprisingly, more than two-thirds of disabled online customers click away from sites they find difficult to use, despite the total spending power of this market in the UK hitting £17.1bn [$23.3 billion USD].

This isn’t something that will just automatically improve as technology advances. In fact, the problem has become worse in recent years, as businesses shift to digital it exacerbates the difficulties that many people have.

The Rise of a New Analytics Hero in 2022

Every year industry pundits predict data and analytics becoming more valuable the following year. But this doesn’t take a crystal ball to predict. There’s actually something much more interesting happening that’s going to change everything in the analytics world: the rise of a new hero, the software developer.

If the past is any indication of the future, then what we are seeing is a major transformation unfolding across every industry: a changing of the guard, so to speak, of the ones who are creating value from data.

Ethical Hackers Reduce $27 Billion in Risk During COVID-19 Vulnerability Surge

SAN FRANCISCO – November 16, 2021Bugcrowd, the world's first crowdsourced cybersecurity platform for multiple solutions, today released its annual Inside the Mind of a Hacker ’21 report, which provides CIOs and CISOs valuable insight on ethical hackers and the economics of security research. New findings indicate a startling shift in the threat landscape with 8 out of 10 ethical hackers recently having identified a vulnerability they had never seen before.

Native App Development: What You Need To Know

In a world where mobile devices are constantly growing, mobile applications are close behind. Users can barely use a mobile device without mobile app. And for this reason, the development of native, hybrid or PWA's apps has become so popular.

Web apps

The web applications do not require an installation through the stores, they are accessed with the url of a site creating a direct access that anchors them to the device.

When running in the browser, they are developed using HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and are programmed independently of the operating system. They are more basic than the rest of the applications, so their functionalities and design are more limited.